WESTERN HELICOPTERS, Inc., celebrating their 50th year of operations, is proud to announce the addition of the Airbus AS-350B-2 to the fleet. We inaugurated the new ship with day and night emergency procedures/touchdown autorotation training with a California based police department in October 2014. An in-depth ground school preceded the training sessions, with additional ground continuing the second day. Both pilots from the agency were very satisfied with their training. Western’s staff for the training included Aldo Bentivegna and Bill Cowhey, CFIs, and Bob Spencer, Training Center Manager. Western Helicopters is now located at the Riverside Municipal Airport, Riverside, California.

By: Bob Spencer, Training Center Manager Western Helicopters, Inc. (951) 977-8646